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ISHR turns 40 this year

On April 8, 2022, the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) turns 40 years old. It was initially founded by 13 people committed to the defense of human rights.

Alongside the German section who will be celebrating 50 years of existence.

ISHR Newsletter • December 2021

What is your definition of equality – is a question we posed to our online community this month to mark the International Human Rights Day. Equality – reducing inequalities, advancing human rights was the dedicated focus of this year’s commemoration of the day.

ISHR Newsletter • October 2021

As Autumn takes over in the northern hemisphere, the sun makes a comeback in the southern hemisphere and we launch into the third year of the pandemic accompanied by crises such as climate change and return of the Taliban to name a few, September and the months ahead are packed with strategic meetings to shape a different future.

ISHR Newsletter • July 2021

As the global recession in democracy and rise in authoritarianism deepens, the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) upholds their comprehensive efforts in advocating for and supporting those fighting for their civil and political rights worldwide. The year 2021 marks the 15th consecutive year of decline in global freedom, the Freedom in the World Report 2021 states.

Focus: the North Caucasus, Ingushetia, origins

Ingushetia: already 2 years in Russian pre-trial detention for peaceful protests against the handover of land to Chechnya. The former interior minister, the head of the local Red Cross, a museum director, two young lawyers, a university professor, a philologist and elected representative, a department head in the health sector ... They all urgently need our help!

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